The Forum of Free Enterprise is a non-political organization founded in 1956 by A. D. Shroff, and has been established to educate public opinion in India on free enterprise and a democratic way of life. The Forum publishes booklets to further its objects. The following booklet is titled “Principles of a Sound Personnel Policy” which is derived from a lecture delivered by an expert in industrial relations and management, S. R. Mohan Das. The speaker in the lecture discusses how to manage human resources, such that it increases productivity. He points out how material resources get all the attention and human resources often get dealt with inefficiently owing to the complexity involved in dealing with humans. The speaker lists down certain principles that must be followed while designing a personnel policy.